Coltonville

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De Kalb County Courthouse (Illinois) - History - First Courthouse
... Henry Madden and Rufus Colton would have preferred Coltonville, where he made his home ... and process of the court, had set the first session of county court to be held at his home, in Coltonville ... In his attempt to make Coltonville the county seat, Colton decided to hold a new election for the status ...
Sycamore, Illinois - History - County Seat Controversies
... Henry Madden and Rufus Colton would have preferred Coltonville, where he made his home ... a man named Colton, had set the first session of county court to be held at his home, in Coltonville ... In his attempt to make Coltonville the county seat, Colton decided to hold a new election for the status in 1837 ...
Coltonville, Illinois - History
... Rufus Colton, Clerk of the Court in the county, was leading a push for Coltonville, where he lived ... political wrangling, and underhanded techniques, Colton nearly led Coltonville into a new era as county seat ... election was unique in that only the residents of Colton's choice for county seat, Coltonville, were informed of it ...